"Desk of Mahogany"

Description

Design drawing titled "Desk of Mahogany" rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Desk has brass gallery railing on top of case; hinged slant-front concealing an inner writing surface; two lopers with round pulls; two drawers with two bail handles on each; key escutcheons on slant-front and drawers; and four reeded tapered round legs with cuffs Title and "Mrs. M. M. White" are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

desks
fall-front desks
slant-front desks
design drawings
sketches

Physical Description

1 design drawing in ink (7 3/8 x 5 1/2 inches)

Collection Code

CC010

Collection Name

Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

CC010.001.010.004.001

Record Details

Originator

A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)

Material Type

design drawings
sketches

Description Level

Item